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Bridge closed for safety reasons

Published 07/11/2012 | 09:41

A HISTORIC bridge on the road to Bellewstown has been closed with immediate effect after safety concerns were expressed.

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Bellewstown Bridge, which is centuries old, was closed by Meath County Council due to 'structural concerns' last week.

As a result the L-561720 road has been closed to through traffic at the location. The council confirmed the road will remain closed as a precautionary measure until further notice.

'Meath County Council would like to thank road users for their cooperation,' they said in a statement.

An alternative route has been organised.

North Bound Traffic: Take the L-5617-10 eastward, at the next crosswords turn left onto the L-1615- 0, head north along this road until you reach the R-150-109, this is the end of the diversion

South Bound Traffic: Travel in an eastwardly direction along the R150-109, at the next junction turn right onto the L-1615-0, heading south along this road until the reach the next crossroads at this point turn right onto the L-5617-0, travelling in a westwardly you will reach the junction of the L-56172-0, this is the end of the diversion.

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